T800 no distance

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Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:41 pm

Just bought 2 t800 cb radio's and the dv27 antenna with 7" magmount , 1 for friend for up coming caravan tour round scotland
Swr'd units in ( got 1.5 on each ) then did a distance test and we only got about 1/2 mile from each other and lost signal , both got nissan navara's 2018
Is there anything were doing wrong
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Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:18 pm


The first thing to check on any CB radio with no range or range issues, is the RF gain control.

Make sure the RF gain is turned all the way up (fully clockwise), otherwise the sensitivity of the receive circuit in the radio will be reduced.

Let me know if that doesn't solve the problem as there are other things to check, but 99% of the time we find range issues on a T-800 is caused by this control being turned down.

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